For any introductory physics course with an applied approach, such as in career programs in community and technical colleges, vocational-technical programs in secondary schools, and for general education physics courses at colleges and universities where an applied approach is desirable.
Applied Physics, Ninth Edition (formerly Physics for Career Education) provides comprehensive and practical coverage of physics for students needing an applied physics approach or considering a vocational-technical career. It emphasizes physical concepts as applied to industrial-technical fields and uses common applications to improve the physics and mathematics competence of students. The text is divided into five major areas: mechanics, matter and heat, wave motion and sound, electricity and magnetism, and light and modern physics.
Table of Contents
1. The Physics Tool Kit
2. Problem Solving
7. Concurrent and Parallel Forces
8. Work and Energy
9. Rotational Motion
10. Simple Machines
11. Universal Gravitation and Satellite Motion
14. Temperature and Heat Transfer
15. Properties of Gases
16. Wave Motion and Sound
17. Basic Electricity
19. Alternating Current Electricity
21. Reflection and Refraction
23. Survey of Modern Physics
24. Special and General Relativity
Appendix A: Mathematics Review
Appendix B: Scientific Calculator
Appendix C: Tables
Appendix D: Glossary
Appendix E: Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems and to Chapter Review Questions and Problems
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Applied Physics, CourseSmart eTextbook, 9th Edition
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$89.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-501824-8